Pasadena Bead & Design Show

2020 Classes

 

Pasadena Bead & Design Show
(Click here for general show info.)

Show Dates/Times: Friday-Sunday, January 17-19, 10am-6pm daily
Location: Hilton Pasadena Hotel, 168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101


Bead Loom Woven Bracelet Class
Make a Bead-Loom-Woven Bracelet or Choker with Slide Closure!
Learn to set up and weave on a Native American style bead loom and create a beautiful, beaded bracelet or choker with a braided, macrame slide closure! In this class, you’ll learn to design your own weaving patterns, take home a finished bracelet or choker, and learn a unique, easy-to-use method of finishing off your woven projects. Choose from a wide range of bead and cord colors!

Dates/Times: Friday, 1/17/20, 10:30am-1pm

Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions, plus $15 for loom and needles. A wide variety of bead and cord colors will be available.

 

Beaded Necklace with crimp beads and clasp
Bead Stringing Basics - Turn Your Bead Purchases into Wearable Jewelry!
Are you buying beautiful beads at the show but don’t know what to do with them? Don’t wait! Come to this class and we’ll show you how to turn your purchases into the beautiful necklace or bracelet you’re fantasizing about. We have everything you need to string your beads and end them off with a professional-looking finish. We’ll provide the know-how, wire, clasps and anything else you need, including tools you can borrow at the show or purchase to take home for future use. BRING YOUR OWN BEADS!!!

Dates/Times: Saturday, 1/18/20, 1:30-2:30pm

                      Sunday, 1/19/20, 1:30-2:30pm
Fees: $39, including any materials needed, and printed instructions to take home.

 

Beaded Macrame Bracelet class
Beaded Macrame, Every Possible Way (with sliding closure)!

In this class, you will learn the basics of macramé knotting and then choose from a fascinating variety of bead placements to create a unique bracelet of your own! We will cover a variety of usual and very unusual ways to combine beads with cord. You will come away with a finished bracelet, along with detailed, printed instructions for applying these techniques in future projects. All tools needed will be available to use in class, and for purchase.

Dates/Times: Friday, 1/17/20, 3-5:30pm

Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of cord and beads will be available,

 

 European 4-in-1 Chain Maille Bracelet Class
European 4-in-1 Chain Maille Bracelet with Seed Beads!
Learn this classic chain maille weave and spice it up by adding colorful seed beads. You’ll have a wide choice of colors of jump rings and beads, and you’ll take home a stunning, personalized bracelet, along with color illustrated instructions for future projects. Tools will be available for purchase or borrowing in class. Dates/Times: Saturday, 1/18/20, 10:30am-1pm

Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of clasp & jump ring colors will be available.

Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet Class
Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet with Button Closure!
In this class, you will learn the (surprisingly simple) basics of Kumihimo, the ancient art of Japanese braiding. You will then learn to combine this finely detailed (but still easy!) braiding with metal beads to create this unusual and beautiful bracelet! You will come away with a finished bracelet, along with detailed, printed instructions for applying these techniques in future projects.

Dates/Times: Saturday, 1/18/20, 3-5:30pm

Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions, plus $15 for Kumihimo Tools kit.

 

 Cleopatra Safety Pin Necklace Class
Cleopatra Necklace!
Surprise everyone by using common safety pins to create this exotic, patterned collar necklace! You’ll learn to design your own pattern and choose from a wide variety of bead colors to make a unique necklace unlike any other! In this class, you’ll also learn to use crimp beads and attach clasps. You’ll take home a beautiful necklace and printed instructions to refer to for all your future projects.

Dates/Times: Sunday, 1/19/20, 10:30am-1pm
Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions. A wide variety of bead colors will be available.

 

 Hoop Earrings Class
Hoop Earrings, Many Sizes & Styles - Bead-Wrapped & more!
Learn to make full hoops, half-hoops, single hoops & double hoops from scratch! Make them plain or wire-wrapped with gemstones or Swarovski crystals. You can also apply this bead-wrapping skill to any future pendant, bracelet, earring or necklace project you choose! You will come away with one or two beautiful pairs of earrings, along with detailed, printed instructions for applying these techniques to future projects. All tools needed will be available to use in class, and for purchase.

Dates/Times: Sunday, 1/19/20, 3-5:30pm

Fees: $69, including all materials and printed instructions. A variety of wire and bead colors will be available,